Havana’s #00Bienal, Contemporary Artists on Climate Change, & Tania Bruguera’s Artivism

A look at this week’s art news, including the successful closing of Cuba’s first independent art biennial, and a new exhibition at Storm King Art Center on climate change.

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Introducing the New Cohort of Art21 Educators

Art21 is excited to report that this summer marks the 10th year of the Art21 Educators program. This year we’re proud to welcome eleven new Art21 Educators to our Year 8 cohort.

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New Video: Valeska Soares on the Borderline of Transition

In a new Art21 special presentation, artist Valeska Soares reflects on the transitional nature of her practice.

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Diana Al-Hadid’s First Public Art Project, Louise Bourgeois’s Poems & More

A look at this week’s art news, including Diana Al-Hadid’s upcoming public art project, Louise Bourgeois’s powerful poems published for the first time, and more.

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Caroline Woolard & Pedro Reyes Work with Refugee Communities, New Jack Whitten Exhibition in Baltimore & More

A look at this week’s art news, including Caroline Woolard and Pedro Reyes’ recent contributions to the Cincinnati nonprofit Wave Pool, whose Welcome Editions project invites artists to design a limited edition art object and work with local refugee and immigrant women to fabricate the pieces.

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New Art21 Magazine Issue: “Rights of Passage”

Today the Art21 Magazine launched its Spring 2018 issue, “Rights of Passage,” which reflects on the importance of access to culture, and the power of art and artists to expand access to healthcare, education, and more.

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Art21 Educator Spotlight: Jocelyn Salaz

Meet Art21 Educator Jocelyn Salaz, and learn how she’s exposing her students to a diversity of thought and approach by incorporating contemporary art practices in the classroom.

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Mel Chin Takes Over New York City, Theaster Gates Talks Sculpture & More

A look at this week’s art news, including Mel Chin’s new retrospective at the Queens Museum, and thoughts from a recent talk by Theaster Gates on sculpture and art’s potential for the future.

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Art21 Turns 21: Let’s Celebrate!

From our modest beginnings huddled in a New York City apartment all the way to our soon-to-be-aired ninth season on PBS, our organization has built a rich history and legacy since our founding in 1997. This year marks the 21st anniversary of our founding—cause for us to honor our past and celebrate a legacy still […]

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